I took a ridiculous amount of heat when I named this my WOTY 2017. “How could you?” “It’s 10 dollars!?!?” The comments were priceless. So, I decided to revisit tonight. And it stands up. Ridiculously well done. Bright and mineralific, casting lollipop fruit on a cellar-floor and acid playing field with extreme merit. I mean, Jesus Christ people, if you’ve got $10 burning a hole in your pocket and you’re looking at all The Usual Suspects, holy crap this J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines thing wins all. I stand by every single word and remain in complete endorsement.
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